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Explore our creative community, world-class facilities, industry-practicing lecturers and location like no other. Become part of Falmouth University’s creative legacy.

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About Us

Discover how we're re-thinking the shape of Higher Education and delivering impactful innovation. ...

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Undergraduate Study

Connect with industry innovators, collaborate across disciplines and learn from practising professio...

Undergraduate Study
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Postgraduate Study

Online or on-campus, you'll build your networks and expand your horizons in an environment of open i...

Postgraduate Study
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Online Study

Harness Falmouth's expertise and industry connections from anywhere in the world.

Online Study
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Research & Innovation

By stepping beyond disciplinary lines, harnessing creativity and working with communities, we delive...

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Working with Business

Business support, industry collaborations and facility hire. Find out more about how we work with bu...

Working with Business

Celebrating 120 years

We're celebrating the 120th anniversary of Falmouth School of Art. The school started as we mean to go on - harnessing creativity to forge the future of industry. To celebrate this anniversary, we're delving into the archives and quizzing our community to unearth the stories that have shaped us.

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Penryn campus students outside exchange

Falmouth University joins University Mental Health Charter Programme

30 September 2022

Falmouth University is delighted to be joining University Mental Health Charter Programme in its sec...

Falmouth University joins University Mental Health Charter Programme
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Falmouth climbs the Sunday Times' Good University Guide rankings

16 September 2022

Falmouth University leaps 44 places and becomes one of the top four universities in the South West, ...

Falmouth climbs the Sunday Times' Good University Guide rankings
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Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas

25 August 2022

Long Way Back, the third feature film to be written and directed by Falmouth University Associate Le...

Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas
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Ones to Watch: Torgeir Rorvik

19 August 2022

Meet the 2022 Fashion Photography graduate who's already making waves in the industry. 

Ones to Watch: Torgeir Rorvik
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Lecturer contributes to V&A Africa Fashion exhibition

18 August 2022

Senior Lecturer in Textile Design, Dr Simon Clarke, has seen his work featured in a landmark Africa ...

Lecturer contributes to V&A Africa Fashion exhibition
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Creativity on the streets: Dark Pony Coffee

18 August 2022

Welcome to ‘Creativity on the streets’, a new series where we put the spotlight on individuals, ...

Creativity on the streets: Dark Pony Coffee
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Mission Possible: Falmouth students unveil VR rocket launch experience

11 August 2022

A group of students in Cornwall have launched the first iteration of a brand-new educational VR expe...

Mission Possible: Falmouth students unveil VR rocket launch experience
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Meet the graduate on a mission to clean up Cornwall’s coastline

04 August 2022

BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography graduate Henry Giltjes-Vincent is thrilled to be c...

Meet the graduate on a mission to clean up Cornwall’s coastline
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Student takes home sustainability award at Interior Educators 2022

02 August 2022

BA(Hons) Interior Design student Ashley Powell has seen his shortlisted project 'holm' rise to ...

Student takes home sustainability award at Interior Educators 2022
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New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools

02 August 2022

A Holocaust education pack, developed in collaboration with students and academics at Falmouth Unive...

New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools
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Fresh From Falmouth: July

01 August 2022

Fresh From Falmouth returns with even more exciting stories from the students and staff that make ou...

Fresh From Falmouth: July
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Unprecedented success for Falmouth at 2022 D&AD Awards

26 July 2022

There was significant success for Falmouth’s students at the 2022 D&AD New Blood Awards, with ...

Unprecedented success for Falmouth at 2022 D&AD Awards
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Interior Educators Awards 2022: Shortlisted projects exhibited at Re-Form show

22 July 2022

Falmouth University's shortlisted Interior Educators Awards submissions were recently exhibited at t...

Interior Educators Awards 2022: Shortlisted projects exhibited at Re-Form show
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Falmouth University shortlisted for two Green Gown sustainability awards

22 July 2022

Falmouth University has been shortlisted for two prestigious sustainability awards. In associatio...

Falmouth University shortlisted for two Green Gown sustainability awards
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Support the Falmouth students shortlisted at the 2022 Rookie Awards

21 July 2022

Three Games Academy student teams have secured positions as finalists in the 2022 Rookies Award...

Support the Falmouth students shortlisted at the 2022 Rookie Awards
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Graduate strikes gold at Cannes Lions 2022

21 July 2022

MA Creative Advertising graduate Isabel Snellen has achieved an early career highlight after her age...

Graduate strikes gold at Cannes Lions 2022
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Triple celebration as Falmouth University classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduate

18 July 2022

It was a time for celebration at Falmouth University last week, with the long-awaited return of in-p...

Triple celebration as Falmouth University classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduate
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Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff

14 July 2022

After completing her BA Television and MA Film & Television degrees at Falmouth University, grad...

Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff
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Student makes World Illustration Awards longlist

08 July 2022

Illustration BA(Hons) student Abby Mundell has been longlisted by the Association of Illustrators at...

Student makes World Illustration Awards longlist
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Graduate is inaugural artist in residence at Una St Ives

06 July 2022

Illustration BA(Hons) alumni Jordan Amy Lee has been named as the inaugural artist in residence...

Graduate is inaugural artist in residence at Una St Ives